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A flat family friendly cycle ride or walk

This trail from Padstow to Bodmin is a nice bit of history on one of the many examples of Beachings... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Julian E
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Walking the dog

After many visits to Padstow we finally walked the camel trail to Wadebridge with Shelby our 10... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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“camel trail”(152 reviews)
“old railway”(25 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This trail from Padstow to Bodmin is a nice bit of history on one of the many examples of Beachings destruction of the railways. We rode to and from Wadebridge with great views along the way. Of course Padstow is a bit of a gem...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Julian E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After many visits to Padstow we finally walked the camel trail to Wadebridge with Shelby our 10 month old cavalier King Charles spaniel A beautiful day greeted us as we set off on the steady 5 mile walk great scenery lots of other people and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lordwalker1877
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the most popular free attraction in Cornwall and so is very well used. It is the old railway line from Bodmin to Padstow so is covered with trees and shrubs however the maintenance of the path itself is always ongoing. Bicycles are by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CiderMonkey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

and stop by the lovely cafe which serves delicious food .... We were grateful to stop as our legs were aching !

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nanatravelling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery so much wild life & wild flowers, nearly all flat. Nice & easy.. beautiful Padstow to eat, shop & enjoy 😊

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lisa D
Reviewed November 3, 2018

This walk is amazing- we grabbed a snack from Rick Stein and off we went. There were lots of lovely dogs and families on bikes. The trail was clean and litter free. The view were amazing across the estuary. We went in November, it was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stonelea
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

We used this track a lot with our stay in padstow. Great as a running track as there is no cars, it’s flat and great views. We also walked the trail to Wadebridge , it says 5 miles - but really to get to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ruthj473
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We walked the camel trail on a very windy day. As an ex railway track the places where there are still banks on each side provided welcome shelter from the wind

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MrsMac200
Reviewed October 28, 2018

you dont have to have a bicycle , you can just take a stroll , or even a jog , it runs along side the river ,with lovely views , and best of all pubs at both ends ,well in the villages ,

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nigel B
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic weather - great cycle route and the camel valley vineyard to try as well. An amazing day out x

Date of experience: October 2018
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Paul G
October 2, 2018|
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Response from bettsyHarrow | Reviewed this property |
There is a hire company in Padstow and one in Wadebridge I’ve only used the Padstow one.they do cater for young children with little trailers on some of the cycles.
July 3, 2018|
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Response from Adrian T | Reviewed this property |
yes big car park at start of trail in Padstow, near the harbour
Natasha I
June 13, 2018|
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Response from CiderMonkey | Reviewed this property |
Depending on time of year and your level of fitness but I would allow 2 hours to be on the safe side.